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FOX News
Feb 28, 2014 2:00am PST
going to put it into the black scene or we are going to help the ukraines in kiev. a presence in the area will say you can't walk over a sovereign ukraine. >> this week they ordered more than 100,000 troops to test their combat readiness. >> if you took naked pictures of yourself using yahoo messenger the british government may have those photos. a british intelligence agency collected web canalling images for millions of users even if you weren't associated with a crime. a large chunk of them were sexually explicit. >> you can't wear t-shirts on cinco de mayo. the federal court ruled those students rights were not violated. after the case gains national attention two of the students involved wrote to "fox & friends" saying they did nothing wrong. >> we had to turn our t-shirts inside out and go back to class they thought it would be disrespectful to the flag. >> concerns of racial violence out weighs the students freedom of expression rights. >> a scamming scare hitting a major photo company. what you need to look out for>> this is a major scam alert if you get a call from a verizon
CNN
Mar 1, 2014 2:00pm PST
another city, the capital of ukraine, kiev, where our own ian lee is. ian, i wonder as that announcement came today from moscow as the russian parliament voted unanimously to give russian president vladimir putin the power to send military troops into ukraine and meanwhile we already have evidence that some troops are there already, what is the reaction there? this is you're right there at the location of those protests that took place in the last several weeks. is there nervousness? was there anger to see the russians take this move? >> reporter: definitely something big happening here, jim. up until now we've heard only talk of diplomatic gestures by the ukranian government. but after a meeting with the security and defense committee, they came out when the prime minister said that the military was on the highest alert possible, that they are securing their nuclear power plants, the airports, that the morale of the armed forces is high and that if the russians were to invade that they are ready to take them on, and that that would be the red line that the relations between ukraine and
Al Jazeera America
Feb 28, 2014 11:00am EST
reconciliation between those factions in ukraine and the protestors that you covered in kiev? >> i think there's a lot of smoke. no one is talking secession right now. they are calling for a referendum on may 25, the same day kiev wants to hold the presidential election on broadening their autonomy here. i asked crimeans what that means. they have their own parliament and prime minister. they would like more of the tax revenues to stay here and not go to kiev, have more control over their own destiny. they dismissed everybody appointed by kiev and appoint their own people, the new mayor is actually a russian citizen. the new leader here is actually russian, as well. i think we're going to see a lot more russian influence here. they're going to resist any direction from kiev. >> jennifer glasse, thank you very much. viktor yanukovych also calling those protestors who overthrew him fascists, denying allegations that he was the one who ordered police to shoot at them. nick, what has been the reaction from people still gathered in independence square? >> del, if you walk through that square
PBS
Mar 4, 2014 10:30am PST
ukraine's financial elites control of an aunty kiev. a lunch party for any military are defined in newly issued in kiev three air defence regiment are the latest to pledge the religion's to the people in crimea more than five thousand troops have switched sides including the country's navy commander and along with the military said. arms to protect the errol and thirty three financial reports my knee and he's on the defensive. many decent honest republicans southern ukraine took the lead to demands by ethnic russians here's what's happening yet its quiet way of life. if you want peace prepare for war. this is the crying meander on to roads connecting the peninsula to the mainland here and here this is one of them. sandra is that local state and the content into a soul undesirable forces from the north. and this is why they're here. the fear that ukrainian fascists the country's ultra nationalists writes that the group helped topple president unocal beach. now many crimean so worried that such meticulous want to come in and can pandora's box what you will. we want peace in our count
CNN
Mar 5, 2014 5:00pm PST
there going -- anderson cooper starts now. >>> good evening, everyone, we are live from kiev, ukraine today, dramatic developments on the ground and also fast moving diplomatic developments here in kiev, also in europe and the united states. we want to get to all of that in the hour ahead. this is one of the main roads going down into independence square. as you can see, there are barricades still all in place. this is very much still an active site of protest. there are still protesters here who are camped out. you can see some of them down there huddled around a fire, trying to stay warm. but this is also very much a shrine, a memorial to those who died here. more than 80 people died here, a little bit more than a week and a half ago. i want to show you just one of many shrines all throughout this square, five people died right here on this spot and they are memorialized here. you can see their photographs pasted here, their names, some of the personal information. people have placed rosaries. and if you're wondering what these are, these are actually shields, riot police shields and some
LINKTV
Mar 1, 2014 2:30pm PST
has sent thousands of troops. the new government in kiev called it an invasion. >> they are on the territory of crimea. it is nothing but a provocation. russia intends to draw ukraine into military conflict. kiev this cabinet in is more than a power struggle with moscow. they have taken a pro-russian stance. the new prime minister of the autonomous region has taken command of security forces to move forward with a referendum on crimea's future. >> i ask russian president vladimir putin to offer help in providing peace and order in the territory of the autonomous republic of crimea. >> that sounds like an invitation to russian troops. europeans and americans are concerned about this development. u.s. president barack obama sent a clear warning. any violation of ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity will be deeply destabilizing. the united states will stand with the international immunity in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in the ukraine. >> obama is considering a boycott of the g8 summit in sochi. it is unlikely that such gestures will disc
Bloomberg
Mar 2, 2014 8:00pm EST
news from the ukraine, kiev has the military on full alert and is calling for international help. that is as russia has tightened its hold on crimea. has anntified government area,ase in crime effectively imprisoning the soldiers in the area. happened isalready that a brazen act of aggression in violation of international law, in violation of the yuan charter, in violation of the helsinki final act, in violation of the 1997 ukraine-russia basing agreement, russia has engaged in military active -- in a military act of aggression. >> we are on the brink of disaster. there was no any reason for the russian federation to invade ukraine. >> one of the biggest impact is gold and commodities. what's we are seeing commodity prices up, john. on theensions geopolitical front, as you just mentioned, did take a turn for the worst on the weekend. whatlso have to factor in happened this morning. south korea confirming that the north did fire two short range missiles. those are the only details we have at the moment. we see an energy prices up. so we see an uptick for brent. point when these oi
PBS
Feb 25, 2014 5:00pm PST
kiev ukraine for more on this under my jeffrey summer is associate professor political economy and policy and a senior fellow at the astute of world affairs at university of wisconsin milwaukee. ideally speaking with us again here on rt so we heard the merits of a stop all that is a largely self these pro russian region saying that he considers the government he of the legitimate why do you think so many western leaders have been very quick to recognize the legitimacy of the new installed government in kiev. of course it is that it will be in line with the rangers to do so. so unfortunately seen with us policy in of course is that the united states. they will force the support any group of girls that are as long as they are in line with us financial interests. and they feel that they will be online for instance the nineteen eighty three four steals and a sign that hangs against the russian parliament the worst united states for the clueless on the line it's the inclusion of the seventy two when we might have some remarks but regardless because he displays an independent straight. h
Al Jazeera America
Feb 28, 2014 10:00am EST
kiev. the interior minister of ukraine accused the kremlin in moscow of directing armed units to occupy a regional airport. lawrence lee is at that airport for us to tell us what the situation is. >> as night falls here, the russian or pro russian forces who have been in control of the perimeter of these buildings for more than 12 hours now are absolutely still in control. they're very relaxed. there's no sense of tension here at all. in the last few hours, some have tried to suggest it is not pro russian forces who are in fact in charge of security here. i have to say that is either disingenuous or at worst a complete lie. for the whole time that we've been here, there's been absolutely no attempt by anybody to budge these people from their positions and what it appears to be is yet another expression of which the expense of which kiev is losing its grip on crimea. >> on thursday, people in the pro russian block in crimea have told us they would welcome russian troops. by first light on friday, it seems they may have got their wish. at the civilian airport, they didn't remain be
FOX News
Mar 4, 2014 11:00am PST
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Al Jazeera America
Mar 2, 2014 6:00pm EST
ukraine. >> phil ittner live in kiev. thanks. the crisis in ukraine is generating a strong reaction in the united states. mike viqueira is in washington d.c. covering the response to all this and joins us with more on this. more strong statements from the white house, how much leverage does it have in the crisis. it remains to be seen. officials insist this is not over. vladimir putin is trying to provide him with an off ramp. we have heard from senior administration officials and on twitter from secretary kerry, he's going to kiev op tuesday to meet with ukrainian officials. this as top aids say russian forces have complete operational control, 6,000 troops on the ground. there's no question they are in an occupation position, flying in reinforcements and settling in. this as new diplomatic efforts are underway. president obama has been on the phone talking to angela merkel and david cameron from germany and the u.k. respectively, as well as the polish president. secretary kerry made the rounds of the public affairs shows on sunday, in washington, and had harsh words for vladimir puti
PBS
Feb 28, 2014 5:30am PST
and some sorrowful a protest with the crimean talks on someone's site supporting kiev ukraine. i'm pro russian groups. having classes as well as a protest here in the crimean capital city is running very high amongst those groups of crimea has been majority population of ethnic russians but also about a quarter of the population of the ukrainian and about twelve percent of ethnic talks up to their list of potential that for an exclusive mix of when. when these questions of bush also what the status of crimea will be up within ukraine and moves such as the interim president said russia not to also releasing its full sizzle pro russian forces whatever's happened today. it does not seem to seam to the us the government in kiev but the russians all the pro russian forces are abiding by those agreements. making the situation ever more sense to him and today that tom watson in the coaching from crimea. on the economists in the property of crimea is on the most intense that the docs seattle kitties and the rest of the crimean penny silat is the only ukrainian beach and then actually colle
MSNBC
Mar 3, 2014 10:00am PST
framework for the peace deal. ukraine is really the significant international back drop right now. a matter of minutes with secretary of state john kerry traveling to the heart of this crisis in ukraine, kiev late today. we've heard from his press secretary that russia -- sanctions against russia, economic sanctions are likely if russia continues on this current course. only a matter of hours ago this was basically communicated to the russians by vice president joe biden who spoke to prime minister medvedev saying if the situation is not resolved that russia can expect increasing political and economic isolation as well. again, those comments from both sides, both netanyahu and the president expected within next 10 or 15 minutes or so. >> peter alexander live any snowy white house. thanks again. but now, it is time for something a little more light handed. our daily panel. they are fabulous and they all watched the oscars. welcome two wonderful women, we have catori hall a playwright and lynn win sted, she won the 2010 award for new play, tony, pretty big deal. also the first african
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 2:00am EST
ambass -- summoned its russian ambassador to explain it's actions in ukraine. ukraine opened military recruiting centres. hundreds of men are volunteering. jacky rowland spoke to some in the capital kiev. >> ukrainians are preparing themselves for war. in kiev, where there has been so much bloodshed people express their allegiance to ukraine and their defiance of russia. it's fighting rhetoric and it still is only talk. parliament has been meeting in emergency session. afterwards the prime minister said russia had brought them to the brink of disaster. this is not the threat. this is the declaration of war to my country. and we urge president putin to pull back his military and to stick to the international obligations and li lateral and multilateral agreements that were signed between ukraine and russia. >> the army opened recruiting stations across the country. there are nine in the capital alone. on the outskirts men were waiting outside before the doors opened. people have been responding enthusiastically for the call to mobilise. here there are young men, older men, people with military experience, people without military experience, but who want to take part. we visited a total of three statio
Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 4:00pm EST
ukraine. nick schifrin live in kiev thank you. >>> gunmen have been patrolling for three days now. it's in cremia where many speak russia and are in align with russia. jennifer glasse is there with more. >> reporter: many people here were happy to hear news that russian forces are authorized now to protect ukraine to protect creme yeah, they fee crl a fenty to russia. 60% is russian speak, ethnic russian and feel that they share customs and would like the protection of russia. they feel very threatened by what's been happening in kiev. for months they have been watching television reports that call the now government, then opposition leaders thugs, bandits, fascists and don't recognize the government in kiev. they say what's happened is a coup. and so very welcoming to the news here that russian forces will protect cremia and ukraine mainly i think we are talking eastern ukraine we saw pro russian action north of here. they are pro russian demonstrators went in the city hall that had been occupied for about a week now by pro kiev supporters. some of those supporters were dragged out and
Al Jazeera America
Mar 6, 2014 9:00am EST
messages again both from the president of ukraine in kiev and the prime minister in brucels that this maneuvering taking place is considered by them, i am sure, by the eu. >> simon, thanks very much indeed. simon mcgregor woods following events in brussels. let's cross to john hendron live in kiev. john, it will be interesting to see -- john? where are you? it's me. we do have john hendron. there you go. >> that's john >> reporter: you do indeed. >> it will be interesting to see what the reaction in kiev is. he said he is ready to talk to russia but, so far, of course, no sign of negotiations between the two sides. none at all. in, in kiev, it's different. this is like a paternity case with each side calling the other side illegitimate. in the kiev, you have revolutionary fervor strong in the streets. behind me, there is a speaker in independence square. it is still occupied by demonstrators. here, people are worked up about what's going on the crimea. they say they will not allow it to happen. what's not clear is just how far these revolutionaries here in kiev will go after fighting
CBS
Feb 28, 2014 5:30pm PST
corrupt ukrainian president last week. clarissa ward is in ukraine's capital kiev. clarissa what's going on in crimea? >> reporter: well, scott, the situation on the ground in crimea is very tense and very fluid. those masked gunmen have taken over the two main airports and the parliament and what's particularly unnerving to the people on the ground is these men will not identify themselves. they are wearing uniforms and the uniforms do not have insignias on them. all we know is they appear to be a pro-russian paramilitary force. the russians have been completely silent on the events going on in the ground in crimea and on what role they may have in those events. but the ukrainian leadership here in kiev has not minced any words. the interior minister has said this is essentially a military invasion and the defense minister has warned if any military installations come under attack in crimea, the ukrainian army is ready to respond. >> pelley: clarissa ward reporting from kiev tonight. it is worth remembering that russia invaded neighboring georgia back in 2008, and that resulted in
CSPAN
Feb 28, 2014 7:00pm EST
conducting any of these talks on the situation in ukraine and kiev in particular? >> we held official negotiations with the representatives of the opposition. you know there were a lot of them. the goal was to end bloodshed and violence. they were not able to find peaceful solutions. i would like to reaffirm that it is not acceptable for me to see any other alternative to a peaceful solution. this has been due to the actions of these people. i never gave any orders to the police to open fire. the police was without any weapons until the very last moment when they were under threat and people started shooting at them. according to the law, the police has the right to self-defense, especially when there have been massive acts of attacks to the police. regressive lead. but do remember 2004 we had a similar situation. 40,000 people came to the railroad station. they could have been a clash of bloodshed. i went to the railroad station. i stopped be people. i prevented bloodshed. i talked to those who brought them. i said they will never forgive us if blood is spilled. >> please take your s
CNN
Mar 4, 2014 2:00am PST
kiev. you can see him departing from andrews air force base in maryland. he will meet with ukraine's interim government to try to find some way out of this crisis. our diana magnay is live in crimea. diana, we've been looking at the pictures of the standoff between ukrainian and, apparently, russian troops. what's the latest? >> reporter: hi, john. well, we know from the commander of that military air base that the russians have been making an ultimatum to ukrainian forces to surrender and they've given them a deadline of 12:00 noon, which is now, and they haven't surrendered. now, let me add, these deadlines have come and gone before. nothing has happened. we were all expecting something at 5:00 a.m. this morning when we heard via one news report that there would be a military storm if the ukrainian forces in crimea didn't surrender. that didn't happen. i'm at a military base. it's fairly quiet, but it would just take one miscalculation and things could escalate and get pretty bad, john. >> it's avoiding those miscalculations, that is what is so crucial here. all right, diana magnay
Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 2:00pm EST
ukraine. jennifer, thank you for being with us. meanwhile over in kiev political leaders have been criticizing what they call russian provocation. al jazeera's tim friend gives us an over view. >> reporter: now the tension is rising not just in crimea but elsewhere in ukraine. pro russian supporters turned out in large numbers. first it was peaceful. then there were clashes. pro european demonstrators who had been occupying a local government building were on fronted by rival groups. there were reports of beatings. the crisis in the country has stirred up new anger in the east against kiev. >> what used to be the soviet union. that's what we demand, and that's why we are here. >> it was a take over of the ukraine, now we have come here for justice so that russia will be the legal successor to the soviet union. we want to be back in the soviet union. >> reporter: in the capitol the new ukraine met in emergency session to discuss the russian backed in crimea. a disproportionate russian presence in the territory of crimea is nothing but a provocation. we clearly understand that the pl
CSPAN
Mar 5, 2014 1:00am EST
, said, first of all, my assessment of what happened in kiev and in ukraine in general, there can only be one assessment. this was an anticonstitutional takeover and armed seizure of power. that was vladimir putin's view of what happened in kiev. as yanukovych slaughtered, i believe, 82 innocent civilians as well as wounding hundreds, and then he goes on to say, i would like to stress that under that agreement mr. yanukovych actually handed over power. obviously, yanukovych did not hand over power. he was driven from power by the good people who were tired of his corruption, were sick of his nepotism and his crony capitalism. anybody who believes anything good about mr. yanukovych should see the pictures of the home he had and the dacha that he was building that cost hundreds of millions of dollars. truly a man of the people. the parliament of president putin went on to say the current acting president -- talking about the acting president of ukraine -- is definitely not legitimate. there is only one legitimate president from a legal standpoint. yanukovych is the only undoubtedly
Al Jazeera America
Mar 6, 2014 10:00am EST
crimea's parliament votes to split from kiev and join russia. >> much more on the ukraine crisis, including joining europe, the new man in charge in kiev in brussels, ready to sign a deal. >> also ahead, sent back to face justice. the son of muammar gaddafi is extradited. >> china trying to go green to power economic growth. >> it's a scenario that would redrop the map of europe and create a new crisis in international relations, but crimea is moving closer to a split from ukraine. the reamennal parliament voted to join russia and is speeding up referendum ambulance. ukraine's prime minister rejected carlment's vote and said it has no legal ground. facing a military occupation, his government appears to be losing what little influence it still has over the region. we report from ukraine. >> the news came as a triumph here. dissenters a distinct majority dispatched with russian efficiency. >> i'm for crimea to be with ukraine, i don't want to join criminal russia, people watch television, tell everyone about the real situation here. >> i am a resident. i was born and have been living here. >
PBS
Feb 28, 2014 5:00am PST
opposition to the new leadership in kiev ukraine's i suppress other for toys and a coke which has reportedly been given protection by moscow. that's according to a russian official cause of by a russian news agencies the fugitive leader up and the os for help from the kremlin. yanukovich was to hold a news conference late on friday in the southern russian city of mosul phone home. but russian president. whatever prisons spokesman said he had no information about getting coverage as reported on arrival in moscow. the us president is said to have been staying at this mosque is the story of which is run by the presidential administrations property department. he was first set up and staying at this mosque of a towel. democrat which is not wanted in ukraine on charges of mass murder. but the police shooting of demonstrators. groups of protesters have gathered in caracas. the stars of the week long carnival holiday. the ghanaians to a government crackdown on demonstrations and the release of those jailed in recent weeks. government opponents of been protesting against inflation. my cri
ABC
Mar 4, 2014 6:00am PST
in kiev as tensions between ukraine and russia escalate. second, in the last few hours, russian presidents putin went before t cameras to address the situation. abc7 news reporter is in washington with the latest. >>> good morning, world powers are warning president putin to withdraw before the situation explodes. so far, he has not budged. >> russian president putin is not back down. today he called the new government illegitimate say it took power as a result of a coup and has ordered some troops on the border to return home tensions are high. >> with the russian air force in the skies and russian boots on the ground and the russian navy patrolling the ports putin controls the crimea region a huge escalation raising tensions around the globe. russia says the troops are protecting shall be citizens from the unrest sparked by protests that led to the out of thing of the president. >> the country is plunged into chaos. all military exercises are put on hold by the pentagon. president obama is again warning russia. >> the strong condemnation received from countries around the worl
LINKTV
Mar 3, 2014 5:30am PST
situation in ukraine. authorities in kiev say that they will never give up the province of crimea another they have effective control over parts of the territory. pro-russian troops have been deployed over parts of the rotation near the coast with ukraine. just a few moments ago ukrainian border guards said that russian troops continued to flow into crimea, a military supremacy highlighted this weekend as they pledged allegiance to russian troops. >> flagships of the ukrainian navy. their loyalty is no longer, now that the newly appointed navy chief has defected. swear allegiance to the people of the autonomous republic of crimea. >> the ukrainian military has about 140,000 men, including 60,000 conscripts. in theory the ukraine could mobilize one million, but they say that their equipment is getting old in that the army is sorely lacking in resources. troops, vladimir putin called for authorization to use the armed forces in ukraine until the normalization of the political situation in the country. the russian army has taken control of the entire region, they could also be sending soldie
Al Jazeera America
Feb 27, 2014 10:00am EST
powerless without it. tim friend, aljazeera, kiev. >> as ukraine's new leadership takes shape, the post president viktor yanukovych appears to have broken his silence. in a statement, he said he's still the head of state. his comments gave no clue as to his whereabouts. we'll be looking at the possibilities later in the aljazeera news hour. first, we go to syria and one of the deadliest attacks of the war. the army says it's killed 175 rebels in an ambush. opposition activists say the government attacked a convoy of civilians. we have more. >> these are the pictures broadcast on syrian state television that the syrian military claim show the bloody aftermath an a column of fighters. the syrian government calls them terrorists. it's reported that the ambush was spunk at down on a road in eastern guta near damascus. state t.v. broadcast footage of the moment of the attack. >> a massive explosive booby trap. the syrian government say it was a major victory. >> our troops acted on intelligence that a group of terrorists left from the east. the armed forces managed to kill all it's speeders.
Al Jazeera America
Mar 6, 2014 3:30am EST
peninsula on the black sea ukrain ukrainian basis cont. the but interim government in kiev insists that those troops are part of a russian force that is invaded crimea. moscow denies that, insisting the troops are local self defense you wants opposed to last week's jousting of ukraine's popularly elected president. diplomats from europe, the united states and russia have met separately in paris today to try to defuse the worst crisis on the continent since the cold war. the key sticking point is russia's refusal to recognize the new interim government in ukraine which seized power after months of sometimes violent protests in kiev and other cities. in the meantime the west has firmly thrown its support behind the new ukrainian government. the european union announced an aid package of $15 billion to ukraine. that is designed to make up for a russian package of about the same amount that had been forthcoming until the events of last week. now that announcement comes a day after secretary of state john kerry promised $1 billion in loan guarantees from the united states to try to offset th
Al Jazeera America
Mar 4, 2014 12:00pm EST
developments coming out of kiev where secretary of state john kerry addressed reporters just moments ago, and in washington where the president spoke concerning the crisis in ukrain as well. mike the secretary of state and president using versus forceful language, the secretary of state calling what happened in kiev freedom, and the president using words like meddle and intervene. >> yes, both men trying to embarrass vladimir putin on the world stage. the president said it has not been a sign of strength but a reflection of the suspicion of all of the neighbors of russia, ages of suspicions being echoed over the last 72 hours. the president said he want to de-escalate this. they are not making for a major confrontation. and secretary kerry on that score says that vladimir putin is looking for a pretext. here is a little bit more of what president obama had to say moments ago. >> from the perspective of the european union, the united states, allies like canada and japan, and allies in friends and partners around the world will is a strong belief that russia's action is violating inter
Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 8:00pm EST
happened. >> we want to talk to you a bit later, stay with us. now to kiev - ukraine's acting president has put forces on full alert. ier -- we are live to independence square, with nick schifrin. how nervous are ukraine's leaders at this point. >> ukraine's leaders are very nervous. they have been on the job for 48 hours and are dealing with a maimer security crisis they were trying to deal with the economy. this is what they have to deal with. the president or acting president not only put his forces on high alert. he stepped up security at airports and security plants. we heard the prime minister discussing military intervention. they are warning soldiers to step back into bases. they are warnings echoed, include ag tatiana chernobyl, she said she wants diplomacy to work, but they feel there's no choice. >> translation: there's no diplomacy with vladimir putin. russia spread information to make georgia the enemy. they stole part of georgia. with putin and viktor yanukovych, there can be no diplomacy. we have no choice but to defend the country ourselves. >> so clearly the g
Al Jazeera America
Mar 4, 2014 2:00pm EST
the situation in ukraine. meanwhile, delivering the message in kiev, condemning russia for escalating the violence, kerry is visiting with ukraine's new leaders reayou remember thing support for the government. this has been a day of point, counter point, 2 sides expressing their opinions. talking points, but clearly a very strong difference of opinion on the way things are progressing here in kiev, and throughout the country. john kerry said that many of that vladimir putin said in an hour long press conference, were simply not true. the russian government would have you believe that that will have been mass attacks on churches in eastern ukraine. that hasn't happened. but vladimir putin remains adamant the west does not understand this country. he says that ukraine is well within the sphere of russia's control. and that basically the west is looking at ukraine as some sort of laboratory experiment, in democracy. in his speech, today to the russian press, vladimir putin also took an opportunity to say that while he doesn't intend to use force, if he wants to, he can. >> if
CNN
Mar 4, 2014 7:00pm PST
. as fareed says, ukraine is essential. kiev, the gates of kiev, historically essential to the russian vision of its own people and he is nothing else, you know, a russian believer in its destiny, its history, and he is there to restore it after the fall of the soviet empire which he's called the great tragedy of the 20th century and he's not walking away from this and, yeah. he's clever like a fox as somebody in the white house put it to me. is he out of touch with reality? yes, they say, in the sense that he keeps surrounding himself with yes men in the kgb, former kgb officers who give him bad intelligence, who tell him that there are conspiracies in the west but he also knows how to stir up trouble and go after what he wants. >> and the trouble continues. we're watching it closely. carl, appreciate you being on tonight. fareed, as well. coming up tonight, inside independence square. a day in the life of the square, if you will. the site of so much violence, and now a shrine to those who lost their lives. we'll be right back. marge: you know, there's a more enjoyable way to
FOX News
Mar 5, 2014 1:00am PST
continuing coverage of the crisis in ukraine. shepard smith is on the ground in kiev and joins us with the latest. i know we have a little bit of a delay, so if people can bear with us, we look forward to hearing your update. go ahead. >> well, i'm standing behind me is the square where all of this unraveled, beginning back in november, and then continued in a more fiery way in independence square here in kiev. they shut the lights off at 11:00 local time building by building and area by area. they all went down, we don't know if to save electricity or something else. it's pitch black on a foggy and cold night. there's still people in independence square, we took pictures from my iphone. people are coming here to mourn those who died in this uprising. think of it, i have been listening to your conversation and it's all politics and oil, but for so many people here, this is about we are ukrainian. we heard that our president is going to align with the russians, and we didn't like it. we protested in the streets, and eventually, the government came out and murdered our neighbors and
PBS
Feb 28, 2014 10:00am PST
airports. earlier ukraine's new government in kiev had worn a new movie by russian forces beyond the pieces territory would be tantamount to aggression russian foreign minister sergei lavrov new to assure us sicker to see john kerry the russian will respect ukraine's territory. other western nations like britain and germany are also calling on russia to help ease the turmoil in ukraine's russian dominated region. on thursday the new ukrainian government held its first cabinet meeting led by newly appointed prime minister in our city gets in you. in the meantime now said present a victory and a cold it is said to be in russia. russian state news agencies aree plansn hold a news conference on friday. he is a clear he is still ukraine's president but has lost support across almost the entire country chloe audio mix. over in seoul national assembly lawmakers passed a series of long pending bills as this much extraordinary session wrapped up today but they remain divided over a controversial revision to the nation's pension system our national assembly correspondent you don't go as he det
Al Jazeera America
Feb 28, 2014 5:00am EST
took control of the building on thursday and they are standing their ground. in kiev, ukraine temporary parliament asked the council to call a session and is summoning security chiefs over the crisis. as for the president, viktor yanukovych he says he is still president and in charge but speculation is increasing about his whereabouts and has been for days and looks like he is in the southern russian city near the border of ukraine and he says he will hold a news conference there in the next few hours. and our correspondence are covering all angles of the story and we are in crimea's capitol and in kiev where they are scrambling to try to contain the crisis and in russia where yanukovych is due to speak and first let's cross to the civilian airport and there are two and we are on the lien and who is in control of that airport, lawrence? >> yes, it's 12:00 noon here and for all intents and purposes in the terminal building you would think it is a completely normal day and going to istanbul and outside it's not normal because throughout the morning we have seen these large groups of green
Al Jazeera America
Mar 2, 2014 6:00am EST
ukraine's crisis moved from kiev to crimea. russia is preparing for a military intervention and ukraine's interim government has started to mobilise troops and has called up reservists. diplomats met for a special session on saturday. the u.s. is calling on the u.n. to send observers. president obama called the russian vladimir putin asking him to pull back the troops but russia is not bundling. jennifer glasse has more of that storey from crimea. >> jubilation, "the russians are coming." as moscow endorsed the use of force, ethnic russians took to the streets, like ena and her family. supporting the russian flag. they are her protectors. they are just here to guarantee safety. >> beneath the statue of communist leader lenin russian and soviet military flags. the bond was close. crimea was part of the russia until 1954. they have a pro-russian prime minister, who moved to take control. >> translation: i have decided to temporarily take command of all national forces - the interior ministry, armed force, navy. all supports take orders from me only. those with trouble, resign. >>
PBS
Feb 28, 2014 5:30pm PST
great with the west for the kiev protests turned deadly. self defense groups in ukraine's crimea patrol the two main airports of the physical feats new authoritieshi him hot wars last line and gum on china condemns america's human rights record saying washington's failing to live up to its standards. left out in the cold that your struggles to deal with port's apprentice. despite millions of houses across the continents diving in the new . it's the dream it's good that speeds up the match which took four hours a day in his first news conference since being ousted from power ukraine's impact will present the connecticut which has vowed to fight on. speaking from southern russia he insisted he was still ukraine's legitimate leader and accuse heel position of staging it can do with the help of pro fascist forces. meanwhile the current authorities in kiev to stop the presses have yet to be expedited. these are the biggest job was in most of all moved on in russia to hear the words of defiance from the deposed president his eyes as he is imprisoned in a president is as positive and no
Al Jazeera America
Mar 5, 2014 3:00am EST
better way for russia to pursue its legitimate interests in ukraine. >> what's happening in kiev later on wednesday then? >> well, in kiev itself, katherine ashton, the foreign policy chief of the u.n. is meeting members of the government. it's events in brussels where she's based that might be more important in what happens over the security and stabilization in ukraine because russia, we are hearing, accepted a meeting at ambassador level with members of n.a.t.o., the security alliance. that's crucial because there's talk of contact being set up. that's what the european union wants, to see what will happen to those russian forces, an estimated 16,000 russian troops based in crimea. john kerry has been saying that he wants to see them return to their bases. analysts say that is unlikely what is at stake is whether they go further into other regions of ukraine. that's the main concern for the u.s. and its allies, that will be discussed later on wednesday in boroughs else. >> thanks for that. that report from kiev. now, as we mentioned the top diplomats are in or heading to paris
CBS
Mar 4, 2014 4:00am PST
eastern ukraine. we are expecting secretary of state john kerry to arrive here in kiev later today. it's unclear exactly what sort of force he can bring in terms of providing some sort of diplomatic solution to this crisis. there have been and continued economic sanctions and maybe more despite all of those threats which has already seen russia's economy suffer. there are no signs of those russian troops budging. now, we are expecting a press conference from russian president vladimir putin later this morning. it's unclear what he will say. he's so far remained silent about the situation here in ukraine. anne-marie. >> charlie d'agata. in the capital of kiev. thank you very much. >>> crimea has strategic importance for russia, it's located on the north coast black sea and cbs' analysis mike lyons said it's important to the world. >> the black sea fleet is there. it's the way of controlling the shipping lanes and its only warm water port. a strategic location for russia. they had an agreement with ukraine to keep naval forces there for a very long time. could it jeopardize the naval
Al Jazeera America
Mar 2, 2014 11:00pm EST
. >>> a lot has changed this weekend in ukraine. russia now controls part of that country and pressure is growing across the world. the american secretary of state will meet with ukraine's leaders in kiev on tuesday. also the british prime minister pressured trowz pul russia to p. russia's invasion is not just a threat but a declaration of war. also the head of ukraine's navy was fired for treason today after he swore allegiance to pro-russian leaders. our teams are in kiev and the regional capital of crimea, sim verm. simferopol. jennifer glasse is there. >> stability to crimea, what that means he doesn't know. he refused to give up. then more russians arrived, truckloads of them. the colonel watches and tells someone, they're here. the ukrainians move an armed vehicle to their gate. but there will be no reenforcements. no one is coming from kiev he tells me i'm alone me and my brigade, we'll do what we can and we'll see, we'll see. >> the expander in his brigade says we'll see if there's going to be war. then the troops come in on foot. some sifnlts tried to stop. but -- civ
PBS
Mar 4, 2014 5:30pm PST
ukraine's into investment you need is two months as the snp is to john kerry arrived in kiev the talks with ukraine and you can dance. not good to have you with that he was going to be up to date on ukraine's president. thanks will. i'm so patients the weekend's security o'neill but that. i find it on. and all. after that. i caught the ball up the walk watch out. in i don't each cage. real world effects. judy i am. we are well today from france twenty four. allied to the top of the day. one day concert at seven pm on nbc. i chopped off and on to win. to find a way to stop and a squeeze play. the process you win. we will the tree welcome. so many of the daughters of somebody and gave them a fair chance the island. i think you see something of what is the great united states. i must say that in united states. two variants of you are. sons and daughters twenty five million. in fact door or something. what is great about ireland. links between ireland and the united states are dong and enjoying the fact that twenty two us presidents same irish heritage shows that the bond between our two o
FOX News
Mar 4, 2014 6:00am PST
the secretary is in kiev and he is talking about a billion to help the ukraine while they look at other steps. >> the president's critics say they believe this is an indictment of his administration's foreign policy prom the beginning >> you have mccain calling this an ineffective foreign policy and saying that other countries think we are weak especially after the syria thing and republican lindsay graham added this: >> i think he came to the conclusion after benghazi, syria, egypt, and every he has been engaged in he is a weak and decisive leader and putin believes he is going to grab crimea and march eastward. he sees obama as weak. >> john boehner called putin a thug and acknowledged it is tough. >> i want to bring in bob beckal. i want your announcement on what we should do. here is ukraine, russia, this is crimea and that is the area in question. the thing that is so valuable to putin. they have a russian base in crimea -- well, here is the base, back it up to the larger map, the reason why putin is critical about this area is this gives him a water route out to the mediterr
Al Jazeera America
Feb 27, 2014 3:00am EST
government. we'll be live in kiev. >> security in ukraine is a major challenge. armed men are reported to have taken over buildings in the crimea region. this is al jazeera, live from doha >> also ahead - 175 rebels killed in an army ambush n one of the bloodiest incidents in syria's 3-year long conflict. >> qantas plans to cut 5,000 jobs after reporting heavy financial losses. >> the sun comes out in northern china after wind blows away a dangerous blanket of smog. >> hello. good to have with you us. we are getting reports that armed men are seizing buildings in the crimea region. the area has been the scene of violent confrontations. one person died on wednesday after demonstrations turned violent. we go to robin walker. what have you seen? >> i have seen the parliament building, the area around the police with a cordon around it. the public have not been allowed to walk around there. it's gone through to see what is going on. i can see barricades up at the entrance to the building, and i also confirm that the russian flag has been hoisted on top. >> thank you. >> in the cap
CNN
Mar 1, 2014 12:00pm PST
. jim acosta, thanks very much. let's go to kiev right now, that's the capital of ukraine. we're hearing these ominous reports that the you cukrainian military is going to a higher state of alert based on these provocations, they call them provocations coming from moscow? >> reporter: that's exactly right a and it's actually the highest level of alert and readiness, they're saying that the morale among the troops is high and that they're ready for any sort of provocation from moscow. although that being said, the prime minister did talk with his counterpart in russia to try to ease tensions and the russian prime minister dmitry medvedev says that russia hasn't decided to use further force in ukraine, but that is still an option. also the chief of ukraine's navy also had a conversation with his counter part to deescalate the tensions around a naval base in the crimea that is controlled by ukraine and they said that that has also taken place. but there are high security, they said, arrange critical infrastructu infrastructure, that being nuclear power plants in ukraine and they sai
Al Jazeera America
Feb 27, 2014 1:00pm EST
ministers will be power less without it. tim friend, al jazeera, kiev. >> ukraine's prime minister is warning that the situation is so grave, they will have no alternative but to take extraordinary unpopular measures. the international fund is sending a fact finding team next week to ukraine, in response to the country's request for help. for more on that, we can talk to -- i am told that we don't have him to help us analyze the economic situation, perhaps later in the evening, for now though, in sport, a bit later we go to south africa where youngsters are being introduced to fencing to keep them off the street, that's all from us, back to doe ha. they need assistance. >> there's no such thing as illegal immigration. >> al jazeera america presents... a breakthrough television event borderland a first hand view at the crisis on the border. >> how can i not be affected by it? >> strangers, with different points of view take a closer look at the ongoing conflict alex, a liberal artist from new york and randy, a conservative vet from illinois... >> are you telling me that it's ok to j
CNN
Mar 3, 2014 11:00am PST
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Mar 4, 2014 8:00am PST
ukraine's capital of kiev. the secretary also visited independence square, which had been the center of protests and where a huge memorial has now been erected to those killed before president yanukovych was ousted. we'll bring you secretary kerry's remarks live when he starts. again, that's in about 15 minutes from now. meantime, speaking publicly for the first time since the ukraine crisis boiled over, president putin accused the west of encouraging a, quote, unconstitutional coup in ukraine and said russia reserves the right to use military force as a, quote, last resort. however, these images, obviously, are stirring. russian troops, who had taken control of a ukrainian air base in crimea fired warning shots as ukraine soldiers approached. all this as we said with secretary of state john kerry now in ukraine in a show of support. nbc news chief fortunate affairs correspondent andrea mitchell joins us now by phone in kiev. andrea, do we have a preview of what we might hear from secretary kerry? >> well, secretary kerry, we're in the motorcade right now with him heading to a news c
NBC
Feb 27, 2014 6:00pm EST
bloody protests in ukraine's capital kiev were a setback for russia prompting the national parliament to oust ukraine's pro russian president, viktor yanukovych. today near the big russian naval base that's in southern ukraine, pro russian army mob seized a government building and an anti-russian mob protested the. ukraine is dangerously divided and in financial crisis. defense secretary hagel warned moscow. >> i urged them not to take any steps that could be misinterpreted. >> reporter: putin's shove force by his navy, his air force and his ground forces despite putin's promise not interfere in ukraine is the biggest russian military move since the cold war. kerry resurrected a cold war quote from ronald reagan saying the u.s. government now will trust but verify putin's promises. i'm steve handelsman, news4. >>> a plan to expand benefits for military veterans and their families died in the u.s. senate today when it failed a procedural vote. republicans say the $21 billion price tag is too high. they also wanted to attach an amendment imposing new sanctions on iran over its nuclear prog
Al Jazeera America
Mar 2, 2014 5:00am EST
that unrest against the new interim government in kiev is spreading from the crimea to eastern ukraine. both areas, of course, dominated by ethnic russians. >> indeed, and we have seen violence in donets and kharkiv where pro-russian sympathizers went into a building where pro-european supporters demonstrated for some days. they dragged them out. people were beaten. there were more than 50 injured. this is a very real fear if kiev that the people in the east will be emboldened by events in crimea and take events in that part of ukraine into their own hands. >> now, let's go to moscow. presiden presidents putin and obama talked for what we were told was 90 minutes. it was obviously about ukraine. do we know if that conversation has changed anything on the ground. >> i think it's difficult to see if western powers, including the united states had anything in their diplomatic lockers, anything other than words. the 90 minute conversation that putin had with president obama, the only thing that president obama could have used as a possible threat against vladimir putin was that they might
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 9:00pm EST
potential putin game plan. and in kiev today the president of georgia warned ukraine's government that it should prepare for the worst and do it quickly. as more russian forces continue to deploy in crimea taking care of ferry terminals and as eastern ukraine threaten more violence, some say this could quickly escalate. >> this could end up as a full fledge war in eastern europe. this hasn't been more threatening since the balkans in the 1990s. this threatens peace in our time this in the european continent. >> shown he has made his own calculations and to this crisis he has so far only brought the hard power levers of military threat. this pay be a very big roll of the dice. >> if he's betting anything, he's betting that the west will not respond and that he will be able to achieve this and that ukraine will go along with this. and will not ris. resist. those are huge bets, high-risk strategy and events will determine whether he was right or wrong. >> who is putin listening to? analysts suggest a very close circle of advisors which may not even include his economic team. the best pers
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